Mens Emergency Shelter Needs

Central Union Mission cares for thousands of men experiencing homelessness at our emergency shelter every year. You can help provide basic necessities like sheets, bath towels, men’s toiletries, underwear/white t-shirts, shower shoes, that will be put to immediate use.

Items Needed

  • Twin-size white sheet sets
  • White bath and face towels
  • Bottled water
  • Disposable razors
  • Travel size shaving cream, lotion, soap, and shampoo
  • Men’s underwear
  • Men’s white T-shirts
  • Men’s shower shoes

For your convenience, we have created an Amazon Wish List with these items if you’d like to send them directly to the Shelter—just select the Gift Registry Address (Marc O’Brien) as the shipping address in the checkout process.
Please note that Amazon does not identify the sender, so please include a gift note with your information so we can properly thank you!


These items are accepted for drop-off (7 am to 7 pm) or mailing to the Men’s Emergency Shelter.

Central Union Mission
65 Massachusetts Ave., NW.
Washington, D.C. 20001

**Parking in our lot is very limited, but you may pull in briefly for quick drop-offs.  G Street is the one-way street that will get you in to our parking lot; G Street is accessible off of North Capital.
Metered parking is available on Massachusetts Ave. 



Your Gift of $115 helps 60 people


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